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What will I learn?

Information technology is not just a pathway to your future; your degree could help you shape the future. Technology is everywhere, affects everyone and is never still. If IT is your passion, our Bachelor of Information Technology immerses you in a field that is driving our world forward.

If you dream of developing amazing software, designing multimedia experiences or creating tomorrow’s smart systems, this degree provides the technical, analytical and creative skills you need. Study on campus or online and take advantage of optional internship units that add hands-on, real-life experience.

Tailor your studies through the choice of a major in business analytics, networks and cybersecurity, software development or user experience. An added bonus is our ‘Women in Technology’ program which provides dedicated support for women entering this industry.

Whether as a programmer, designer, web developer, systems analyst, database administrator, project manager, ICT network professional or technical support personnel, the Bachelor of Information Technology is the beginning of what could be an amazing future.

Assessment Methods

Assessment may be in the form of essays, reports, audio or video presentations, online quizzes, case analyses or problem resolutions, software programs and examinations.

Teaching methods

On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive a combination of podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Career opportunities

Graduates can look forward to good employment prospects as a software developer, user-experience designer and developer, web or app developer, systems analysts, data analyst or network analyst.

Professional placement

Students can undertake optional internship units. Internship positions vary depending on each student's discipline area, placement firm size and industry. Recent roles undertaken by internship students include software quality assurance, coordinator, IT support officer, network support officer, software development and various other management and IT roles in private and government sectors.


  • Business Analytics
  • Networks and Cybersecurity
  • Software Development
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Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,600.00 (15,84,582) per year
AUD $3,700 per unit
Start date

1 November 2021


Southern Cross University, Perth

297 Hay Street,


Western Australia,

6004, PERTH, Australia

Online/Distance (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,600.00 (15,84,582) per year
AUD $3,700 per unit
Start date

1 November 2021

Entry requirements

For international students

For undergraduate degrees, the required entry score uses the Australian Year 12 qualification.

Applicants must have IELTS - 6.0 with no band less than 5.5; CPE - 52; CAE - 52; TOEFL PBT - 550 min 4.5 (TWE); TOEFL iBT- 60 with no less than 17 in writing & speaking, no less than 11 in reading & listening; PTE - 50 with no communicative score less than 46; ISPLR - 3+ or better in all 4 skills; CEFR - B2.